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Te Papa is closed until further notice. Te Papa Covid-19 coronavirus information
Kua aukati a Te Papa kia puta rā anō he pānui. He mōhiohio nā Te Papa mō Covid-19 huaketokarauna
Open every day 10am—6pm
(except Christmas Day)
Free entry for everyone
Charges apply to some short-term exhibitions and activities
55 Cable Street, Wellington
The 1960s and 1970s were decades of social change and experimentation, and for photography they marked the beginnings of art photography in New Zealand.
Closed15 Jun – 13 Oct 2019
Exhibition Ngā whakaaturanga
The first comprehensive survey of one of New Zealand’s most influential modern artists.
Choose a photograph to blow up on the gallery wall.
Curiouser and curiouser! This summer, come with Alice on an adventure in Wonderland – an interactive exhibition that celebrates Lewis Carroll’s timeless stories. Where will the Hallway of Doors lead you?
ClosedSat 7 Dec – Sun 8 Mar
A collection of exquisite botanical watercolours from the late 19th century, showcasing New Zealand’s native flowers.
Closed19 Oct 2019 – 10 Feb 2020
‘Finale: Bouquet’ captures a moment of jubilation, with confetti caught mid fall in a celebration that never ends.
Closed8 Aug 2019 – 12 Jan 2020
Women in Aotearoa New Zealand won the right to vote 125 years ago. With this exhibition, we honour women who fought, and continue to fight, for gender equality.
Closed19 Sep 2018 – 13 Oct 2019
In about 1915, Tokyo publisher Shōzaburō Watanabe coined the name of a new art movement: shin-hanga 新版画, ‘new prints’.
Closed26 Jul – 14 Oct 2019